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Job Number : 21910
Type and Location : Psychologist / ACT
Listed By : Dentsu Mitchell on Behalf of the Federal Government on 14 Jul 2017
Senior Psychologist

Fairbairn, ACT
$76,023 - $86,844 (plus super)

Psychologists in Defence Force Recruiting contribute to Defence capability by ensuring that people who apply to join the Australian Defence Force (ADF) are psychologically suitable for Defence service. The Senior Psychologist - APS 6 position is located in the Headquarters Defence Force Recruiting psychology section (within the Directorate of Recruiting Health Services), which is comprised of a small team of psychologists, military personnel and administration staff. 

The APS-6 Psychologist role would be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the quality of psychological assessments undertaken by the Defence Force Recruiting regional service providers;
  • Providing comprehensive individual risk assessments and expert advice to the Services (Army, Navy, RAAF) for priority candidates who do not meet the health standard for ADF entry;
  • Assisting Joint Health Command in reviewing, updating and revising policy and procedures relating to ADF personnel selection assessment, matching scientific research against the ADF inherent requirements of service to ensure that they remain relevant; and
  • Developing the next generation of psychology assessment protocols for candidates who apply to join the ADF.

Application Closing Date: Friday 04 August 2017   

For further information please review the job information pack, reference DPG/01561/17 on

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